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20380
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This is a reprint of a paper presented at the 50th annual session of the State Literary and Historical Association in Raleigh, December, 1950. This paper examines the history of the first 50 years of the State Literary and Historical Association, as well as looking at the themes of the inculcation of a literary spirit among the people, of the encouragement of public and school libraries, the correction of printed misrepresentations about the state, and the engendering of an intelligent, healthy state pride. An appendix containing association records, list of presidents and of Patterson Memorial Cup and Mayflower Cup winners, and a copy of the organization's constitution is included.
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20379
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This is a reprint of a paper presented at the 50th annual session of the State Literary and Historical Association in Raleigh, December, 1950. This paper examines the life and writings of Boston born William Hill Brown, credited for writing the first American novel. Brown was only in North Carolina for a year, where he visited relatives, studied law, and wrote poetry before falling ill and dying of fever in September, 1793. An account of his time and writings while in North Carolina, as well as excerpts from these writings, are included.
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20384
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This is a reprint of a paper presented at the fiftieth annual session of the State Literary and Historical Association in Raleigh, December, 1950. This paper examines the origins of Kermit Hunter's outdoor historical dramatization of Cherokee contact with European settlers entitled \"Unto These Hills,\" which opened in 1950, as well as the history of colonial and state relations with the Cherokee people that serves as the setting for the play.
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20386
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A continuation of articles written to President Andrew Johnson during Reconstruction by citizens of North Carolina. The letters covered were written between April 6, 1866 and July 25, 1866.
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